If you have Spanish-speaking employees in your workplace who speak limited English or no English, then you need Spanish for the Workforce. It is a comprehensive program designed to provide a safe and supportive work environment for Spanish-speaking employees. The course focuses on such topics as: the hiring process, explaining work schedules and pay, describing work rules and regulations, and safety issues.
This program is designed to be applicable in the supervision of a wide range of Spanish-speaking workers who are employed in areas such as construction, agriculture (farms, ranches, and orchards), landscaping, meatpacking, janatorial services, factories, warehousing and manufacturing facilities.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to utilize Spanish in your workplace to do the following:
Greet and receive workers and clients
Employ basic social and courtesy phrases
Use communication strategies to negotiate a mutual level of understanding
Introduce yourself and others
Express and recognize numbers 0-999
Conduct hiring and dismissal of workers
Provide information about time and work schedules
Explain work rules and regulations
Respond to medical emergencies
Explain safety issues and procedures
Provide commands and information for workplace supervision
You will also gain a basic understanding of various differences between U.S. and Latino cultures that are important to know in order to avoid possible misunderstandings.